Patent Model - Improvement in Milk-Boilers

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Louis Hensel, Patentee
August Krefter, Assignee
Production date
Dec 17 1878
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Tinned sheet iron
6 7/8 x 9 1/8 x 8 1/2" (17.5 x 23.2 x 21.6cm)
The object of Hensel's invention is to "prevent milk from boiling over, even if left on the fire for an undue period, and to attain this end with the aid of a simple, inexpensive, and easily-cleaned apparatus." (Patent Number 211,014)
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